Dear governor: It’s your last term, make it count

Dear Gov. Brown, Congratulations. Being governor of one of the largest and the most populated states in the nation, one with a rich history of leading the way in countless policy issues, is no easy task. Although we seem to have survived the worst of the recession, neither economists nor
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UC Berkeley alumni may become federal judges

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved two UC Berkeley alumni on Thursday to fill two of three vacant bench seats in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, headquartered in San Francisco.
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Supreme Court to rule on affirmative action

The US Supreme Court heard arguments surrounding a Michigan voter initiative prohibiting state universities from taking race into consideration when admitting students on Tuesday that could have serious implications on future affirmative action legislation nationwide.
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